The Wonder Clock


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(4.5 stars; 10 reviews)

"Four and twenty marvellous tales, one for each hour of the day," retold in a novel and entertaining manner by a master of the form. While drawing on German, English, and Scandinavian folk literature for many of his characters and plots, Pyle reworks the material in an imaginative way, crafting the tales in his own inimitable style. Equally engaging are the numerous woodcuts that accompany the stories and enliven the narrative. Read along and see the illustrations (Summary from mainlesson.com) (6 hr 59 min)

Chapters

Preface and Bearskin 24:52 Read by Kara Shallenberg
The Water of Life 13:44 Read by Michelle Crandall
How One Turned his Trouble to Some Account 15:16 Read by Kara Shallenberg
How Three Went out into the Wide World 8:22 Read by Michelle Crandall
The Clever Student and the Master of Black Arts 15:27 Read by Kara Shallenberg
The Princess Golden Hair and the Great Black Raven 17:30 Read by Michelle Crandall
Cousin Greylegs, the Red Fox, and Grandfather Mole 13:35 Read by Kara Shallenberg
One Good Turn Deserves Another 21:29 Read by Tiia
The White Bird 26:04 Read by Maria Kasper
How The Good Gifts were Used by Two 16:21 Read by Maria Kasper
How Boots Befooled the King 16:39 Read by Jill Engle
The Step-mother 20:25 Read by Claudia Salto
Master Jacob 18:30 Read by Maria Kasper
Peterkin and the Little Grey Hare 22:28 Read by Maria Kasper
Mother Hildegarde 16:37 Read by ElleyKat
Which is Best 16:49 Read by Maria Kasper
The Simpleton and his Little Black Hen 15:37 Read by Sophia Noelle
The Swan Maiden 17:27 Read by Maria Kasper
The Three Little Pigs and the Ogre 14:28 Read by Maria Kasper
The Staff and the Fiddle 19:13 Read by Daryl Wor
How the Princess's Pride was Broken 15:46 Read by Maria Kasper
How Two Went into Partnership 14:36 Read by Daryl Wor
King Stork 18:45 Read by ElleyKat
The Best that Life has to Give 19:05 Read by rookieblue